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>> rose: welcome to the program. tonight, a conversation with piers morgan of cnn. >> honestly, piers, i think this is the wrong night to be doing this and i really wish you waited to have this segment until after the funerals. this is a time in colorado and nationally when it would have been better to have more of the se segments like you did before with the family and when people could be unified in helping the victims. >> let me challenge you on what you just said. a lot of people have said that today, a lot of people who don't want strengthening gun control have said, "this is not the day to debate it." i'll tell you the day to debate it would have been yesterday to prevent this from happening. i think all journalists at their best ride the crux, sp of acceptability. journalism is a rough business. to get to the truth what i lot of people in public bodies are lyingnd of you skating, sometimes journalists have to play dirty, too, and to pretend otherwise i think is ridiculous. the mirror in my time i believe operated legally but operated right on that line. we drove very, ve
-- it was earlier than that. when i began at cnn in january 2010, it was a week after gabby giffords had been shot. and i was completely shocked, not just by what happened to her and the six people who got killed but the fact that after a week of mourning and general chatter about a debate about gun control, nothing happened. so a congresswoman could be nearly murdered, at pointblank range by a deranged man way bunch of firearms and no action was taken to tray to prevent this happening again. and from then on, there was a pattern of these massacres and mass shootings. they came with alarming reg layerity in america and nothing ever got done. i really exploded after the aurora movie theater shooting. because there you had a young man who had acquired four firearms perfectly legally, including one of these ar15 assault rifles. me then got 6,000 rounds of amnition anonymously on the internet, and he had dressed up as the joker and gone to a movie theater and gunned down a record number of americans in one single shooting, 70 people, and killed 12. and it was an event of such ferocity and horror, i th
peter bergen cnn national security analyst and author of man hunt, the ten year search of bin laden from 9/11 and from new york delaware mark bowden he is author of the finish and the killing of osama bin laden. i want to talk large before we get to specifics. i'll start with you peter bergen. what do you believe about torture as a way to get information that's vital to the united states national security interest at the moment or longer. >> generally speak it's unethical and counterproductive. i'll give you how torture got us involved in the iraq war to a large degree. a guy was tortured by the egyptian security service and told them a bunch of baloney about al-qaeda being trained by saddam hussein. that edged up as a key part of colin powell's -- to the iraq war. it's not only unethical and counterproductive, it can produce misinformation and in this case costly misinformation. >> rose: therefore under no circumstances should it be used? >> yes. i mean it's sort of a principle lesson in civilization for some period now. >> rose: mark bowden. >> i think it has been a principle of west
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